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Hot Hits

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Signature Theatre
Mar. 19 – Apr. 7
Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative work, a brutal and elegant exploration of the unifying virtue of art and what things are most worth saving when the world is collapsing.

Antonio Sánchez

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Apr 4
Drummer and composer Antonio Sánchez is riding the crest of a musical wave that began with his Golden Globe and BAFTA-nominated score for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).

Grand Hotel, The Musical

Signature Theatre
Apr. 2 – May. 19
At the bustling Grand Hotel a series of eclectic guests and staff including a fading ballerina, a destitute baron, a wannabe-starlet typist, and an ailing bookkeeper collide in a non-stop musical toast to the high life.

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour: featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant & Christian Sands

Strathmore
Thu. Mar 21
Cécile McLorin Salvant makes her triumphant return under the banner of the legendary Monterey Jazz Festival.

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra: Cosmic Depth

Strathmore
Sun. Mar 31
From Maryland’s capital to the Music Center, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) shares memorable symphonic music in this afternoon program.

Lewis Black

Strathmore
Sun. Apr 14
Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin.

Confection

Folger Shakespeare Library
Mar. 21 – 24
Third Rail Projects’ newest immersive experience, Confection, is a rollicking rumination on opulence, inequity, and teeny-tiny desserts. In this 45-minute experience.

The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert

Strathmore
Thu. Apr 18
The animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville & Charest are back; with Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, he recreates live the original score as the film itself is beamed onto the big screen.

Eliot Chang

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Mar 29
Now is your chance to experience Chang’s comedy live at AMP!

Tinsley Ellis & Coco Montoya

AMP by Strathmore
Tue. Mar 26
Two of blues’ finest players share AMP’s stage.

Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton with members of the National Philharmonic

Strathmore
Sat. Apr 6
Fischer and her band return to Strathmore, this time for a fully orchestrated performance.

Black Violin

Strathmore
Apr. 9 – 10
Classically trained violist Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus are back with their distinctive multi-genre sound that is perfectly described as “classical boom.”

Spotlights

Direct Current: Du Yun with OK Miss

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 5

National Symphony Orchestra: Debussy's La mer

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 11 – 13

Tastes of the Mediterranean

Folger Theatre
Mar. 29 – 31

Washington National Opera: Faust

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 22 – 30

Love's Labor's Lost

Folger Theatre
Apr. 30 – Jun. 9

Anoushka Shankar

Sixth & I
Sat. Mar 23

Mariinsky Ballet: Le Corsaire

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 9 – 14

Chucho Valdés

Sixth & I
Sat. Apr 6

Jay Leno

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 26

Broadway Center Stage: Tommy

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 25 – 28
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